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Acacia Melanoxylon Interest Group Organisation

Amigo group Kees Weytmans
Knapdale Eco Lodge
114 Snowsill Rd, Waihirere
Ph: 06 862 5444
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Acacia Melanoxylon Interest Group Organisation (AMIGO) Brings together members interested in growing Tasmanian Blackwood - professional forest researchers, timber marketers and commercial users in an information sharing network aimed at creating a sustainable NZ resource of plantation grown quality hardwood.
 

Acacia Melanoxylon Interest Group Organisation

Cypress Action Group

Cypress Action Group Graham Milligan
4 Level st, Dipton
Ph: 03 248 5147
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There is a huge amount of innovative work on varieties, management and silvicultural regimes being undertaken by NZFFA members. This group collates existing research and pools the experience and knowledge of farm foresters growing cypresses.

Cypress Action Group

Eucalypt Action Group

Eucalypt Action Group Gary Fleming
Mt Grey, R.D. 7 Rangiora 7477
Ph: 03 3129274
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Eucalypts have been a particular focus of farm foresters since the earliest days of our association over 50 years ago. The Eucalypt Action Group have a focus on eucalypts for hardwood solid timber end uses. We promote growing of eucalypts for the timbers natural durability, strength and hardness properties and decorative appearance. Eucalypt timber is suitable for on-farm uses such as posts and rails, along with structural applications such as exposed beams and decorative applications such as flooring and furniture.
 

Eucalypt Action Group

Indigenous Forest Section

Indigenous Forest Section Neil Cullen
Glenomaru Valley Rd R D 1
Balclutha
Ph: 03 415 8470
Cell: 027 415 8416
E-mail: cullen@farmside.co.nz
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IFS Promotes indigenous forestry (including timber production), and to manage these forests in an ecologically sustainable fashion so that they retain their unique characteristics for the benefit of future generations.

Indigena is the quarterly journal of the Indigenous Section of the NZFFA. The journal includes articles relating to all aspects of indigenous forestry such as sustainable management for conservation, biodiversity enhancement and wood production, as well as riparian management, shelter and amenity, establishment of native trees, and the restoration of degraded areas of native vegetation. Members of the Indigenous Forest Section receive Indigena as part of their subscription. To join the section contact Head Office of the NZFFA. Copies of Indigena are also available to non-members at $10 per issue, $40 for four issues, including postage. Contact John Wardle, PO Box 40, Oxford, Canterbury. Make cheques payable to the Indigenous Forest Section NZFFA.

Members of Indigenous Forestry Section can download back issues from the members area.  
 

Indigenous Forest Section

Sequoia Action Group

Sequoia Action Group Russell Coker
28 Westmont Street
Christchurch
Ph: 021 688 160
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Now that the old-growth redwood forests of western USA are no longer available as a source of this prized timber, attention is focussing on the very promising potential for sustainably plantation-grown redwood Sequoia in New Zealand.
 

Sequoia Action Group

Forestry Investment Action Group

Forestry Investment Action Group Howard Moore
76 Spencer Street
Crofton Downs, Wellington 6035
Ph: 04 938 8060
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The Forest Investment Action group was formed to provide growers and investors advocacy and information so radiata forestry continues to be profitable in New Zealand.
The Forest Investment Action group meets regularly in Wellington.  

Forestry Investment Action Group

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